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German businesses welcome refugees

They see influx of migrants as the answer to a depleting pool of skilled labour

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A volunteer preparing a toy for a migrant child after refugees arrived at the main railway station in Munich on Sunday. Businesses want the government to ease the rules on migrants' access to jobs

Berlin

AS thousands of refugees arrive every day in Germany, calls are growing louder from business leaders in Europe's biggest economy to offer them jobs.

"If we can integrate them quickly into the jobs market, we'll be helping the refugees, but also helping ourselves as well,"